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Can Mosquitoes Survive the Winter?

Can Mosquitoes Survive the Winter?

Contrary to popular belief, mosquitoes are able to survive through the winter. Yes, even the bitter cold winters we have in Northwest Wisconsin. While it may not seem possible for an insect as small as a mosquito to live through the below zero temperatures and many...
Pest Control Tips When Preparing for Winter

Pest Control Tips When Preparing for Winter

The warm weather and days spent soaking up the sun on the lake are quickly coming to an end in Northwest Wisconsin. As much as it pains all of us, it is time to start preparing for the upcoming winter. As the weather turns cold, and we begin to plan for the holidays,...
Can I Still Get Lyme Disease Once There Is Frost?

Can I Still Get Lyme Disease Once There Is Frost?

Unfortunately the answer is – YES. We’re still at risk for Lyme disease transmission once there is frost and the weather turns cooler. In fact, the adult deer tick actually begins its feeding activity about the time of first frost, and it will latch onto  larger...
Don’t Mistake A Tick-Borne Illness For Another Illness

Don’t Mistake A Tick-Borne Illness For Another Illness

Living in Northwest Wisconsin where there is an abundant tick population, we recognize the importance of early detection of tick-borne illness. Knowing that ticks transmit infectious saliva during the spring, summer and fall – even after frost, it is important...
The Six C’s for Home Tick Control

The Six C’s for Home Tick Control

Most ticks go through four life stages: egg, six-legged larva, eight-legged nymph, and adult – they need a blood meal during each of these stages to survive. It may take a tick up to three years to complete the entire life cycle as they can go quite awhile...
Hear What Customers Have to Say About Our Mosquito and Tick Control

Hear What Customers Have to Say About Our Mosquito and Tick Control

Is there anything that speaks more for a business than customer reviews? All season long our customers have been letting us know how they feel about Mosquito Squad of Northwest Wisconsin’s services and how we’ve helped them take back their yards. Our territory is home...
An America Without Mosquito Control

An America Without Mosquito Control

If your worst nightmare isn’t an America without mosquito control, it should be. If your worst nightmare isn’t an America without mosquito control, it should be. Imagine a world where children could not play outside for more than a few minutes without being bit...
Why are Mosquitoes Attracted to Some People More than Others?

Why are Mosquitoes Attracted to Some People More than Others?

Isn’t is strange how mosquitoes seem to be bite some people more than others? Say at a recent family reunion you noticed Aunt Helen was complaining about the mosquitoes buzzing around her, but she seemed to be the only one being bothered. Cousin Jim said it is because...
Safe for Kids & Pets

Safe for Kids & Pets

One question we often get asked is if our product is safe for kids and pets, and the answer is YES! Mosquito Squad is dedicated to helping families take back their yards, and that includes children and pets. It is normal to be concerned for the health of family...
Do Mosquitoes Bite More than Once?

Do Mosquitoes Bite More than Once?

First off, it is important to know only female mosquitoes have the mouth-parts essential for sucking blood. They bite because they need a certain protein found in blood to nourish their eggs. And they have a lot of eggs that need nourishing! Female mosquitoes are not...
The Beloved Dragonfly Has Finally Arrived!

The Beloved Dragonfly Has Finally Arrived!

If you have spent any time in the Northwest Wisconsin outdoors this past week you have noticed the dragonfly population has significantly increased. But does this mean that the mosquito population will significantly decrease? To answer this question it may be helpful...
Make Your Perfect Day Truly Perfect

Make Your Perfect Day Truly Perfect

Don’t Let Mosquitoes Ruin Your Outdoor Wedding From private estates to Stout’s Island Lodge, Northwest Wisconsin has many beautiful venues to offer for an outdoor summer wedding. While weddings are stressful enough it may seem that outdoor weddings are even more...
Enjoy Summer Holidays With Help From Mosquito Squad

Enjoy Summer Holidays With Help From Mosquito Squad

Stop mosquitoes from making an appearance this summer The summer months bring a lot of holidays; Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Flag Day – who isn’t looking for an excuse to be outside enjoying nice weather and the company of others? What many may not realize...
April Showers Bring May Flowers – and Mosquitoes

April Showers Bring May Flowers – and Mosquitoes

Standing water is the perfect place for mosquitoes to breed The old saying “April showers bring May flowers” makes spring rain seem like a good thing. But is it always? This year, the spring melt and above average rainfall have created wet weather conditions in...
Tick Protection for Your Family and Home

Tick Protection for Your Family and Home

Mosquito Squad of Northwest, WI recommends the following steps for tick-proof yards:   1. CLEAR OUT Reduce your tick exposure by clearing out areas where lawn and tree debris gathers. Ticks thrive in moist, shady areas and tend to die in sunny, dry areas. Locate...
Mosquito Barrier Control Barrier Protection

Mosquito Barrier Control Barrier Protection

Mosquitoes are resilient pests that will not only ruin your outdoor experience, but also carry dangerous vector-borne diseases. At Mosquito Squad, our most popular mosquito control treatment is our barrier protection spray program. Applied by our professional...
All Natural Protection

All Natural Protection

Go all-natural with your mosquito control If you prefer to avoid all synthetics, Mosquito Squad offers an all-natural solution as an ideal alternative for mosquito control. While our Barrier Protection Spray works primarily as a mosquito and tick eliminator, our...
5 Tips for Mosquito Control

5 Tips for Mosquito Control

The 5 T’s – Enjoy outdoor living with these five tips for mosquito control from Mosquito Squad of Northwest WI!   We are offering strategies to help you enjoy outdoor living, including the following five tips for mosquito control: 1. TIP Reduce...